Clemson Develops Water Plan To Prepare For Future Disasters
South Carolina suffered a month of severe drought in September 2015, followed by disastrous flooding during Hurricane Joaquin. The disasters stressed the need for increased data about river systems.
Clemson University’s Water Resources Center hosts conferences bringing scientists and policy makers together to discuss and implement plans for the state when a natural disaster occurs. Data driven research will assess the state of the land and then will be used to manage when disaster strikes. The better the land is understood, the greater the response can be when issues arise.
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